About the Program

The University also offers a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program with admission limited to those students who possess an earned bachelor's degree (or higher) in any field prior to commencing Legal Studies at the University. The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program is a credit program that can generally be completed in one year (or less) and consists of 8 substantive legal courses totaling 24 credit hours. A grade of C or higher in each course is required to receive a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Completion.

Recipients of either the 60 credit hours Undergraduate or Post-Baccalaureate Certificates of Completion, or the Bachelor of Science in Administration degree with the Legal Studies major specialization are eligible to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant ("CLA") examination that is administered by the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. ("NALA").